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Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Take Action to Protect Title IX

Dear Betsy campaign Today, BARCC is joining a national day of action, part of the #DearBetsy campaign spearheaded by End Rape on Campus (EROC) and supported by Futures Without Violence (FWV) and many others, to ensure that Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos prioritizes Title IX.  As Patty McNamara, BARCC's staff attorney, explains, "Title…

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Tuesday, February 14, 2017

A Message to Survivors on Valentine’s Day

This Valentine's Day—and every day—we have some special messages for survivors. Share this video on Facebook and Twitter so show you support survivors! And then take the next step to show up for survivors by registering for the Annual BARCC Walk for Change: barccwalk.org/2017. 

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Friday, February 03, 2017

Media: Real Reform for Reducing Sexual Abuse in Schools

In her latest op-ed for WGBH News, BARCC Executive Director Gina Scaramella speaks to policy reforms needed to prevent the sexual abuse of students.  Excerpt: "But much more can be done to prevent abuse from happening in the first place. Requiring every school to have a written plan that defines appropriate boundaries for teachers, coaches, and…

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Monday, January 30, 2017

The Next Generation of Leaders against Sexual Violence

If the onslaught of media coverage of sexual assault has you discouraged, we have an antidote. It comes in the form of 10 young people, all members of BARCC's innovative Youth Leadership Corps (YLC). These youth are the next generation of leaders in the movement to end sexual violence. Created in 2015 as part of the Youth Access to Support and Services…

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Thursday, January 26, 2017

Protecting Your Privacy While Walking for Change

Every year, our annual Walk for Change is an inspiring day of community, awareness, healing, and hope. Survivors, friends, family members, activists, and others who share BARCC’s mission come together to send a message: we are dedicated to ending sexual violence through healing and social change. Many survivors take part in this event and find…

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